● Landsea Homes, DNA Development
Sixth Ave. building breaks ground
Landsea Homes, in partnership with DNA Development, have officially broken ground on a 12-story, mixed-use development located at 540 Sixth Avenue, at the northeast corner of 14th Street and 6th Avenue.
“Architecture and design firm Morris Adjmi Architects designed 540 Sixth Avenue. When complete, the building will offer 50 well-appointed residences, comprised of one, two and three-bedroom homes, many with private outdoor space.
Sales at 540 Sixth Avenue are slated to begin in Spring 2020. The Eklund|Gomes team and Douglas Elliman Development Marketing are the exclusive sales and marketing teams for the project.
Located at the nexus of three desirable downtown neighborhoods – Flatiron, Chelsea and Greenwich Village – 540 Sixth Avenue is well-positioned to raise the bar for luxury living,” said John Ho, CEO of Landsea Homes.”
● Icon Realty Management
Sales launch at UES ‘House & Tower’
Sales have launched at Beckford House & Tower, two complementary residential buildings on the Upper East Side designed by Studio Sofield. With prices ranging from $2 million to over $20 million, the property offers a prewar-inspired design, with hand-laid bricks, Indiana Limestone and handcrafted ornamentation.
Both buildings, which are currently under construction at 301 East 81st and 80th Streets respectively, have homes that include formal separate dining rooms, entry parlors, and work from craftsmen and artisans hand selected by Sofield from all over the country, including Vermont Stone Art, Remains Lighting and Nathan Allan Glass Studios.
Amenities include a private lounge and piano bar, a rooftop terrace, fitness center and yoga studio, game room, children’s playroom designed by Roto and over 3,000 s/f of wellness amenities, including a double-height basketball half-court, fitness center, yoga and training studios and a 65-foot indoor swimming pool.
● Spitzer Enterprises
Williamsburg tower is now complete
Partnering with Spitzer Enterprises, New York-based architecture firm ODA has announced the completion of 416 Kent, a 250,000 s/f residential project in Williamsburg. Upon completion of the second and third towers, the trio will span 800,000 s/f in total.
416 Kent offers a variety of residential options along the water’s edge in Brooklyn, maximizing corner apartments by layering the building’s edges. Comprised of 22 floors, 416 Kent is the north tower of the complex. It has 252 apartment units, with affordable housing making up 20 percent of the available apartments. Rents for market units currently available start at $2,700 for studios, $3,499 for one-bedrooms and $5,099 for two-bedrooms.
Units offers views of the Williamsburg Bridge, the East River, and eastern vistas of downtown Manhattan. Kent’s promenade will add to the communal boardwalk stretching from Greenpoint all the way to Dumbo. A total of 77,000 s/f of outdoor space have been designed around the development. The three distinct towers feature multi-dimensional façades and 80 percent of the total apartments are corner units.
The interior spaces have floor-to-ceiling windows, with a low sill for by-the-window-seating, and the amenities on the 11th floor enjoy 360-degree views of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. With the system of cantilevered stacks (reaching up to 15’), even the apartments located on the flanks of the towers enjoy waterfront views.
Amenities include a lounge and a pool with views.
● 27-15 Realty, LLC
Leasing launched at Queens rental
A new rental tower, 27-story 27-15 Astoria Boulevard, has launched leasing, adding 20 one and two-bedroom homes to the Long Island City neighborhood. Queens-based brokerage Modern Spaces is exclusively handling marketing and leasing for the building, where units range from $2,650 to $3,750/month.
Each unit at 27-15 Astoria Boulevard boasts a private balcony, overlooking Manhattan and the Robert F. Kennedy bridge.
Developer is 27-15 Realty LLC. Architect is Stoa Design Studio Ltd. Units range from 600 to 940 s/f.
Amenities include apartment keypad entry, in-building laundry room, a bicycle room, a rooftop deck, parking, a package roo, a furnished lobby and video intercom. All apartments have a private balcony and the building is near Astoria Blvd station, with access to the N and W trains.
Last quarter, one and two- bedroom units accounted for 82 percent of Astoria’s rental market inventory, suggesting the area will continue to appeal to a young professional and millennial family demographic.
● Ekstein Development Group, Pinnacle Group
Reuveni marketing NoMad condo
Reuveni Real Estate has announced the firm is exclusively marketing 30E31, a 42-story condominium in NoMad. The property was designed and built by Morris Adjmi Architects and Ekstein Development Group and the Pinnacle Group are the developers.
Standing on the lot once occupied by the Madison Avenue Baptist Church parish house, the mid-block tower now offers one-bedroom, full-floor, two-bedroom and duplex penthouse options. Amenities a 24-hour concierge, resident lounge with a double-sided fireplace, a private dining room with catering kitchen, a fitness center, a garden and storage facilities.
Other property features include Gothic-like architecture and floor-to-ceiling windows. Each apartment above the 8th floor occupies an entire private floor with 360 degree exposures and breathtaking NYC skyline views from many of the units. Four pipe HVAC system, kitchen cook ranges and dryers that vent out are standards in each apartment. Prices start at $1,490,000.